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Types of mechanical waves
vibration of the medium is parallel
caused by earthquakes
Highest point of wave
Lowest point of wave
A wave that causes the medium to vibrate
ex. When you shake crumbs of a blanket.
travels along the surface
Disturbance that carries energy
Caused by a vibration.
Source of energy
travels at the speed of light
consisted a magnetic field
difference between mechanical and electromagnetic waves